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Results: 31 - 44 of 44
  • 9 Jan 2015
    ERC Starting Grant for Eelke van Heemskerk

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Grant to AMCIS member Dr Eelke Heemskerk for his project 'Corporate Network Governance: Power, Ownership and Control in Contemporary Global Capitalism'.

  • 11 Dec 2014
    Inequalities in Youth Citizenship Knowledge and Attitudes: Does Cognitive Classroom Composition Matter?

    AMCIS researchers investigate to what degree cognitive peer characteristics are associated with citizenship knowledge and citizenship attitudes in primary education. Amidst worries about growing inequalities in ...

  • 10 Nov 2014
    Thomas Piketty in the Netherlands

    Thomas Piketty was invited by the Faculty of Economics and AMCIS for an interview on his new book 'Capital in the 21st Century'. To the audience he explained that true democracy starts with democratising knowledge ...

  • 27 Oct 2014
    Working Paper 'Part-Time Wage-Gap in Germany'

    Piret Tõnurist (Tallinn University of Technology) and Dimitris Pavlopoulos (VU University Amsterdam) use insights from labour-market segmentation theory to investigate the wage differences between part-time and ...

  • 12 Aug 2014
    Research grant for Orhan Agirdag

    Orhan Agirdag has won a Dutch Veni Grant for his research project on 'Educational inequality and language'. Pupils whose native language is not Dutch do worse at school than their native Dutch-speaking counterparts. ...

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Matthijs Rooduijn (UvA) wint de Jaarprijs Politicologie 2014

    De Jaarprijs Politicologie wordt ieder jaar op het etmaal uitgereikt voor het beste politicologisch proefschrift dat is verdedigd in Nederland of Vlaanderen in het voorgaande jaar, of door een Nederlandse of Vlaamse ...

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Dissertation Award for Thijs Bol

    During the Education Research Days Sociologist Thijs Bol won the VOR-VFO thesis award. Bol analysed the relation between educational level and chances on the labourmarket.

  • 6 Jun 2014
    Strengthening scientific collaboration

    The Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies AMCIS and the Netherlands’ Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI have signed an agreement to further strengthen their scientific collaboration. The agreement embeds ...

  • 3 Feb 2014
    Are Ethnic Minorities Disadvantaged?

    This new Working Paper analyses the employment participation and occupational status of Moroccan and Turkish Second Generation Migrants in the Netherlands. Results show important ethnic differences in how family ...

  • 16 Oct 2013
    Call for papers Education Systems: Inequalities, Labour Markets and Civic Engagement

    In this conference we aim to bring together scientists from different social sciences, including sociology, economics and education, to present and discuss work on how characteristics of educational systems are ...

  • 23 Sep 2013
    AMCIS will be continued

    The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences (FMG) has decided to continue the Faculty Research Priority Area “Institutions and Inequality”, that is implemented in the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies ...

  • 4 Jul 2013
    Working paper on the effect of the ethnic school composition on school performances

    This AMCIS Working Paper examines the effect of the ethnic school composition on school performances in secondary education for Turkish students, using both cross-national PISA 2009 and Swiss national PISA 2009 data.

  • 13 May 2013
    Thomas A. DiPrete visits AMCIS

    Thomas A. DiPrete (professor of sociology, Columbia University), visiting professor at the Amsterdam Centre for Inequality Studies, will be in Amsterdam from 11 May - 11 June 2013

  • 5 Apr 2013
    First findings of a study on education and access to the labourmarket

    Read the summary of the finished NWO-VIDI project of Herman van de Werfhorst, entitled "Productive Skills, Positional Good or Social Closure? Three Mechanisms for the Education Effect on the Labour Market across ...